Jan 6, 2013 5:30am PST
preserve the civil rights. thirdly, to work to reestablish the infrastructure and compensate people who have suffered damages. >> we're joined in the studio but a number of the syrian national coalition. that is his first speech in months. >> i heard in the rhetoric -- i heard empty rhetoric. he spent the first part of the speech saying there are no partners for a critical solution. then he offered a political solution that called for crushing the opposition so he could have a free hand in controlling the country. he did not operate -- he did not offer to step down. that has to be there to start negotiations. listening to him, he talked about syria and equated syria with himself. defending syria is equal to defending himself and his control. it shows us is a dictator that cannot be negotiated with. ultimately, it will be a win and lose situation. >> he says he is looking for partners witwhom to discuss a way out of the conflict. who do you think he considers appropriate? >> he does not consider anyone appropriate. he did not recognize the opposition. he said there were no partners.
Jan 4, 2013 7:00pm PST
statement, he said the protesters have the constitutional right to demonstrate. he also called on his partners to help preserve civil peace. but he shifted the blame on to parliament, and called on it to do with protesters' demands. but the mass rally seemed to have expanded. friday marked one of the biggest days of demonstrations that have taken part in the last two weeks in at least 15,000 cities across the country. they are calling for equality and the end to the targeting of zunis. when nothing less. -- sunnis, nothing less. >> a prominent shiite cleric reached out, to a mosque in baghdad. he also went to the catholic church attack in 2010 by sunni fighters. >> we have learned a big lesson from this church and our brother christians in iraq. want to return to peace than confront the terrorists who want to split religions in iraq. >> the leaders of sudan and south sudan are meeting in addis about a -- abbaba to negotiate border disputes. pseudonym and south sudan came close to war last year over the disputes. both accused each other of supporting rebels in each other's territories.
Jan 5, 2013 2:00pm PST
cases of human rights violations by both government forces and maoist insurgents during the civil war that ended in 2006. a promise truth and reconciliation commission has not yet emerged nor has the law been changed to recognize torture as a crime. human rights watch says colonel kumar lama's arrest in britain sends out a warning to those accused of serious crimes that they cannot escape justice. >> a man's been arrested in northern ireland after shots were apparently fired at police. nine police officers were injured during overnight clashes inble fast and violence follows weeks of protest over a decision not fly the union flag all year round. >> for all the successes of northern ireland's peace process, sectarian anger simmers. in the latest upsurge over a month of violence, protestors and police clashed on the streets of belfast. the decision by the city's council to lower the union flag for much of the year has infuriated many loyalists who see it as an attack on their cultural link to the united kingdom. officers concerned they've been shot after the demonstration and one man ha
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soon as possible and bring the human- rights violators to justice. it has been six years since the civil war came to an end. it could be true they have acted out of fear to get justice. the operator arrested in the universal jurisdiction is in vote when the government is considered unwilling or unable to take action against the perpetrator. in the case of nepal, it is different. the parties are still negotiating on the promise of the truth and reconciliation commission. >> if you were in charge of and your family and home were destroyed in a storm, the immediate problem is where to live and with him. a helping hand is what you need. in the philippines, thousands of orphans need special help. that is after the damage of a typhoon last month. we have a report from one of the worst hit areas. >> the christmas break is over. is the first week of school. these peoples are not attending regular classes yet. this is a special group counseling session for survivors. this 8-year-old lost six cousins during the typhoon. he says he would have been dead if his brother had not saved him. he wat